Gareth P Jones at BookTastic Bedford 2021

Gareth P. Jones is a Blue Peter award winning author of over 40 books for children of all ages, regular school visiting author and a festival performer.

Books, songs and shows about Ninja Meerkats, Steampunk Pirates, Dragon Detectives, murderous twins, dark family secrets, bureaucratic ghosts, Victorian illusionists, dinosaur parties, time travel mysteries, alien-fighting pets, daily jokes and Death or Ice cream?

Illustrated by the fantastic Loretta Schauer, Gareth’s first picture book in 5 years, Rabunzel is now out. It is published by Egmont Books and the first in a series of retellings of fairy tales.

Rabunzel is a rabbit with very long ears. Her mother locks her away in a high hutch to keep her safe but this is one tale with a twist and it won’t be the handsome young hare, Flash Harry who rescues Rabunzel. This is one rabbit is not in need for rescuing. And here’s the theme song!

Age 3+ Watch this space to book your tickets to see Gareth P Jones at 11.30am on Sunday 4 July.


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